Update your bio online

Update your bio online

Update Your Bio Online! Whether you’ve been a Business Booster for a week or a decade, there’s always more we can learn about one another. That’s why it’s great to have regular 1-2-1 meetings. BNIConnectGlobal has some great tools that we all...

What makes a good testimonial?

The BNI Testimonial is fundamental to chapter meetings. Here are some guidelines for giving a good one. Focus on one person. A good testimonial is about one other member. Go into detail about how good they are. Be specific. Talking in generalities does little or no...

G.A.I.N.S.

To maximize your return on relationships you need to know everything you can about the people in your network—then you can leverage that knowledge and become a powerful connector of people. Follow the acronym G.A.I.N.S. to discover at least five things about your BNI...

Summertime 1-2-1’s

Ahhh, summer! Many of us are in businesses that naturally slow down a bit in the summer. The kids are off from school, clients take vacations, people are less likely to put their home on the market and move, etc. etc. … which makes this perfect time of year to get to...

What do you do if you get a bad referral?

If you haven’t visited Dr. Ivan Misner’s blog recently, you really should. He’s got a lot of gems. On June 8, he published some valuable advice regarding bad referrals. He tries to be positive as he writes: An exceptionally effective way of making...

Being Specific

In a BNI meeting, the “memory hook” isn’t as important as when you’re meeting strangers. To give a great 60-second presentation requires specificity and asking for a referral. The best 60-second commercial Dr. Misner ever saw was done by a florist in Chattanooga...